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Flashcards in Blind Tasting Deck (16):
1

Citrus

  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangerine

2

Apple/Pear

  • Green Apple
  • Yellow Apple
  • Pear
  • Asian Pear

3

Stone Fruit

Honeydew Melon, Cantaloupe, White Peach, Yellow Peach, Apricot

4

Tropical Fruit

Lychee, Pineapple, Mango, Guava, Papaya, Jackfruit, Banana, Passion Fruit

5

Red Fruit

Strawberry, Cherry, Raspberry, Red Currant, Cranberry, Red Plum

6

Black Fruit

Black Plum, Blackberry, Boysenberry, Blueberry, Black Cherry

7

Style of Fruit

  • Tart (cooler or moderate climate)
  • Ripe (moderate or warm climate)
  • Overripe, Jammy, Cooked (indications of hot climate or hot vintage)
  • Dried, Oxidative, Baked (indications of aging and/or oxidative winemaking)

8

Botrytis

Ginger, Honey, Wax

9

Evidence of Oxidation in Red Wines

Coffee, Cocoa, Mocha

10

Evidence of Oxidation in White Wines

Nuts, Applesauce

11

Evidence of Lees

Dough, Baked Bread, Beer, Yeast

12

MLF Malolactic Fermentation

Oily, Butter, Cream

13

Organic Earth: White Wine

Wet Clay, Brettanomyces (Band-Aid), Mushroom

14

Organic Earth: Red Wine

Clay, Potting Soil, Wet Leaves, Brettanomyces (Band-Aid), Mushroom

15

White Wine New Oak

Vanilla, Toast, Coconut, Toffee, Butterscotch

16

Red Wine New Oak

Vanilla, Brown Baking Spices, Cola, Smoke